March 3, 2021

May 17th was International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia

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Joint United Nations Latin America and Caribbean Statement on the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia The International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, observed each year on May 17, aims to draw attention to the violence and discrimination lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people experience globally. Never before have the concerns of LGBTI […]

Lawyers, activists target anti-LGBT bias in Caribbean

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By Maurice Tomlinson From Erasing 76 crimes Attorneys and activists met this week in Grenada to discuss strategy for litigation and advocacy seeking an end to anti-LGBT discrimination in countries in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). This is a press release from United and Strong Inc., Saint Lucia, and GrenCHAP, Grenada, describing the […]

Discrimination, homophobia, privilege and hate speech in Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly

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By James Austen- Smith From Cayman Islands Human Rights Commission Like many others in Cayman, and elsewhere, the members of the Human Rights Commission were shocked to read reports of a ‘debate’ which took place in the Legislative Assembly on 13 August 2015 during which MLAs purported to discuss the definition of marriage. The Commission […]